Ohio shooter interested in violent ideology: FBI
07 August 2019 | 12:46 pm
Armed with a semi-automatic gun, the Ohio shooter killed nine people including his own sister. Friends of the man told news outlets he had troubling behavior around women. The FBI has opened a probe into his motives.
2 Feb 2020
A US court has sentenced a Bosnian man to over seven years in prison for sending gun parts overseas, including to clients involved with a Swedish neo-Nazi group. The man labeled the items as bicycle parts.
19 Feb 2020
Nigerian Police uses old AK47 while Boko Haram relies on gun mounted GPMGs, Senator Abbo claims
25 Feb 2020
Shyam Kumar, an Indian inventor has designed a gun attachment for Apple's iPhone 4 model which allows the holder to fire it with the press of a button.
18 May 2020
India has extended its national lockdown until the end of May, and while it has had more confirmed cases of Covid-19 than China it’s had fewer deaths. The lockdown was extended following clashes between citizens and police. According to the Hindu, some rules will be relaxed with transport, hairdressers and online shopping deliveries resuming. The Hindu’s editors, however, are calling for vigilance as they say the death toll is likely to rise in the coming weeks.
1 Oct 2020
Zimbabwe's main opposition party dismisses government claims that it is trying to smuggle weapons into the country. Also, rent control means thousands of people in Cairo pay only a few euros a year for large apartments. But with landlords making a pittance, many of the buildings have fallen into disrepair – our correspondents report. And in Cameroon, the long-promised Yaoundé-Douala highway remains stalled in its first phase, dogged by corruption allegations – our team takes a closer look.
22 Nov 2020
Cars line up at a Covid-19 testing site in Cincinnati, Ohio, after a 21-day curfew was announced in the state to help curb coronavirus cases.
10 Jan 2021
Demonstrators march through the streets of Chicago in memory of victims of gun violence. The number of victims has risen dramatically in the third-largest US city in 2020. Police in the Windy City recorded 762 homicides in 2020, up 55 percent from 2019, according to a December 27 count.
18 Feb 2021
US President Joe Biden has urged Congress to pass reforms to reduce gun violence as the country marks three years since the Parkland school shooting. "The time to act is now," he said.
25 Mar 2021
The second mass shooting in under a week is putting pressure on Biden act on gun control. However, getting reform passed will be an uphill battle.
25 Mar 2021
President Joe Biden calls for the United States to ban assault weapons, as he urges Congress to act on gun control in the wake of a mass shooting in Colorado. "I don't need to wait another minute, let alone an hour, to take common sense steps that will save lives in the future," says Biden in an address from the White House.
12 Apr 2021
US President Joe Biden called gun violence a "public health crisis" that costs the nation billions of dollars each year. Speaking at the White House, he said his administration was "absolutely determined to make change."
19 Apr 2021
Journalists have been advised to stay away from the site of shootouts in the name of safety and national security. But journalists have said the new rules are meant to prevent them from reporting live on the ground.
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Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell says he won't cause a deep recession but that "pain" is necessary to fight inflation. To curb the largest price increases in four decades, the US Federal Reserve has been raising interest rates this year.
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OPEC+ is cutting global oil production to drive up prices. The move shows that Russia can still count on the cartel led by Saudi Arabia to help it bolster its war chest.
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Inflation is hitting home for consumers across the EU, with new data showing that a regular cup of coffee may soon become a "luxury" for some. In some countries, the price of coffee is up over 40% compared to last year.
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Two French detainees were shown on TV saying they had been plotting to take down the Iranian regime. France has said the spectacle was staged and illegal.
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The sport's national governing body, US Soccer, commissioned the report after former NWSL players Sinead Farrelly and Mana Shim came forward with allegations of harassment and sexual coercion dating back a decade involving former coach Paul Riley.
1 day ago
Sebastian Vettel is Aston Martin's new James Bond - in Formula 1. The real Bond has been driving a DB 5 for a long time - including in his new film "No Time to Die". The beginning of a beautiful car friendship?